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Irvington Dormer

Stately historic Irvington home gets a 3rd story dormer to create a writer's nest. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

A new dormer is gracefully added to this historic Irvington home.
Irvington Dormer

Stately historic Irvington home gets a 3rd story dormer to create a writer's nest. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

All the makings for a writer's secluded workspace.
Irvington Dormer

Stately historic Irvington home gets a 3rd story dormer to create a writer's nest. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Live-edge walnut countertop and wall-to-wall windows create inviting desk area.
Irvington Dormer

Stately historic Irvington home gets a 3rd story dormer to create a writer's nest. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Sitting area next to bookshelves creates quiet, contemplative spot for the author of the house.
Irvington Basement

Grand basement transforms from one big storage unit to office, family room, meeting room, laundry room, full bath, exercise/yoga room and utility room. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

The main basement living room is a gathering spot for ping-pong or watching TV.
Irvington Basement

Grand basement transforms from one big storage unit to office, family room, meeting room, laundry room, full bath, exercise/yoga room and utility room. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Half bath is small but impresses with custom-made cabinets and recycled glass countertop.
Irvington Basement

Grand basement transforms from one big storage unit to office, family room, meeting room, laundry room, full bath, exercise/yoga room and utility room. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

The entire basement floor was ground, polished and buffed, revealing the history of the concrete.
Irvington Basement

Grand basement transforms from one big storage unit to office, family room, meeting room, laundry room, full bath, exercise/yoga room and utility room. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

This hardworking basement even includes an exercise room complete with yoga wall apparatus fabricated by ReCraft.
Irvington Basement

Grand basement transforms from one big storage unit to office, family room, meeting room, laundry room, full bath, exercise/yoga room and utility room. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

The laundry room features custom-designed cabinetry, recycled glass countertops and large-format backsplash tile.
Irvington Basement

Grand basement transforms from one big storage unit to office, family room, meeting room, laundry room, full bath, exercise/yoga room and utility room. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Includes a home office with beautiful walnut desktop and homasote walls for pinning ideas and inspirations.
Irvington Basement

Grand basement transforms from one big storage unit to office, family room, meeting room, laundry room, full bath, exercise/yoga room and utility room. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Plenty of storage in this basement home office.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Archway mimics others in the house and peninsula bar provides a landing spot for guests to grab a drink while dinner is being prepared.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Typical of an old Portland home, a small doorway separates the kitchen from the formal dining room.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Range hood sits higher than normal to accommodate the cook of the house.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

The 50's diner look was out of place in the turn-of-the century Portland foursquare.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Just enough room for two for a quick bite.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Butcher block countertops are strategically placed away from the sink and range for durability.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Mudroom has sustainable Lyptus cabinetry to contrast with white cabinetry of the kitchen around the corner.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Cedar deck and new french exterior doors connects the kitchen to the back yard.
Heckscher Kitchen

This classic four-square in the middle of Sullivan's Gulch undergoes surgery to create a kitchen, mudroom and hang-out room with access to the backyard.  Design by Arciform LLC.

Back of home was underutilized by the family.
Moerer Kitchen

Westside ranch gets a modern kitchen makeover with some classic old-world touches.

Custom hand-painted cabinetry, stained oak flooring, granite countertop and matching slab backsplash.
Moerer Kitchen

Westside ranch gets a modern kitchen makeover with some classic old-world touches.

Country-style kitchen needed a refresh.
Moerer Kitchen

Westside ranch gets a modern kitchen makeover with some classic old-world touches.

Dual fuel 36" range, super-efficient LED undercabinet lights and built-in ceiling speakers.
Moerer Kitchen

Westside ranch gets a modern kitchen makeover with some classic old-world touches.

High-end built-in refrigerator and dishwasher hidden behind custom cabinet door completes this kitchen remodel.
Moerer Kitchen

Westside ranch gets a modern kitchen makeover with some classic old-world touches.

Western walnut island countertop breaks up mostly white finishes.
Moerer Kitchen

Westside ranch gets a modern kitchen makeover with some classic old-world touches.

Built-in buffet adds extra storage including cookbook shelving.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

The complete overhaul!
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Single story ready to get it's top blown.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Fiber cement panels paired with lapped planks creates a modern twist to traditional siding.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Footprint stayed the same but family gained 2 bedrooms and 2 new baths and a laundry room upstairs near the bedrooms.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Cantilevered deck encased in 4x6 cedar posts.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Stairwell highlights minimalist lines as well as providing a nook underneath for a compact work area.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Upstairs rooms are heated and cooled by mini-split heat pumps, which run minimally due to spray foam in the vaulted low-sloped ceiling.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Stairwell provides ample wall space for the homeowners' bevy of art.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Master bathroom has glass-encased shower, dedicated soaking tub, his/her sinks, and separate wc room.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Kids bath features a fun marmoleum floor.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Upstairs bedroom.
Sorcinelli Addition

Unsuspecting one-story in Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood is ushered into 21st century with a second story and a complete siding redo. Design by Howells Architecture + Design.

Upstairs bedroom.
Brooks Office

Wilshire neighborhood garage gets a make-over as a home office.

A complete home office in this converted garage including painted concrete floor, exposed collar ties, new window, new door, and spray foam insulation.
Brooks Office

Wilshire neighborhood garage gets a make-over as a home office.

Organizing the garage made room for the home office in one-half of the existing footprint.
Brooks Office

Wilshire neighborhood garage gets a make-over as a home office.

Vaulted ceiling and operable skylights makes for an inviting place to work.
Kashiwabara ADU

This ADU takes its cues from the main house but has a distinct Pacific Northwest life of its own. Design by Rhiza A+D.

Fiber cement lapped siding and natural cedar siding are mixed in an alluring way.
Kashiwabara ADU

This ADU takes its cues from the main house but has a distinct Pacific Northwest life of its own. Design by Rhiza A+D.

Built along the back property line it was sited to create a communal courtyard with the existing house.
Kashiwabara ADU

This ADU takes its cues from the main house but has a distinct Pacific Northwest life of its own. Design by Rhiza A+D.

This before shows the remnants of an old garage where the new structure now sits.
Kashiwabara ADU

This ADU takes its cues from the main house but has a distinct Pacific Northwest life of its own. Design by Rhiza A+D.

Custom-made extra-tall sliding glass doors opens up the space to the outside.
Kashiwabara ADU

This ADU takes its cues from the main house but has a distinct Pacific Northwest life of its own. Design by Rhiza A+D.

The two-tone kitchen cabinets create balance among all of the varied wood tones used throughout.
Curtis Upstairs

An update of an existing space creates a polished bedroom and office.

Modifying the existing dormer kept costs down while maximizing headroom.
Curtis Upstairs

An update of an existing space creates a polished bedroom and office.

Built-in closet and dresser drawers make for a tidy teenage bedroom.
Curtis Upstairs

An update of an existing space creates a polished bedroom and office.

Built-in shelving and skylights make the most of this otherwise confined room.
Effros

A complete upstairs overhaul for this 1928 house in the Hawthorne neighborhood will serve this homeowner for many years to come. Design by Valeant Architecture LLC.

Beautiful fir floors and a new skylight create a quiet sitting area.
Effros

A complete upstairs overhaul for this 1928 house in the Hawthorne neighborhood will serve this homeowner for many years to come. Design by Valeant Architecture LLC.

Lots of wood paneling and ill-placed chimney made for a dark and foreboding bedroom.
Effros

A complete upstairs overhaul for this 1928 house in the Hawthorne neighborhood will serve this homeowner for many years to come. Design by Valeant Architecture LLC.

The bedroom is simple but light-filled.
Effros

A complete upstairs overhaul for this 1928 house in the Hawthorne neighborhood will serve this homeowner for many years to come. Design by Valeant Architecture LLC.

Bamboo vanity anchors the bathroom's main work area.
Effros

A complete upstairs overhaul for this 1928 house in the Hawthorne neighborhood will serve this homeowner for many years to come. Design by Valeant Architecture LLC.

Using one wall of Morrocan-inspired tile in the shower creates an opulent feel.
Ouderkirk

Basement remodel in NE Portland that creates an office, play space for the kids and a new bathroom for overnight guests. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

Built-in entertainment center is a focal point and creates a tasteful way to hide media.
Ouderkirk

Basement remodel in NE Portland that creates an office, play space for the kids and a new bathroom for overnight guests. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

This office/guest bedroom gives the work-at-home Dad a place all to his own during workdays.
Ouderkirk

Basement remodel in NE Portland that creates an office, play space for the kids and a new bathroom for overnight guests. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

Built-in game storage allows easy access for the kids and much-needed organization for the adults.
Ouderkirk

Basement remodel in NE Portland that creates an office, play space for the kids and a new bathroom for overnight guests. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

New full bathroom gives visiting guests their own space.
Sullivan-Wallace

This hardworking bathroom in NE Portland for a family of four gets an ultra-modern reboot.

Floating vanity is made of fast-growing and beautiful Lyptus wood.
Sullivan-Wallace

This hardworking bathroom in NE Portland for a family of four gets an ultra-modern reboot.

Custom extra-deep linen cabinet creates the bookend for the tub/shower.
Sullivan-Wallace

This hardworking bathroom in NE Portland for a family of four gets an ultra-modern reboot.

Wall-mounted European-style toilet completes this streamlined remodel.
Entrikin

Remodel of this Beaumont-Wilshire home creates a polished and upgraded upstairs. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

Smart space planning allows for a lot in a little space in this traditional-looking bath.
Entrikin

Remodel of this Beaumont-Wilshire home creates a polished and upgraded upstairs. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

Shower with tiled shampoo/soap niche with custom quartz shelves.
Entrikin

Remodel of this Beaumont-Wilshire home creates a polished and upgraded upstairs. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

Wall-mounted commode allows for a clean look and easy actual cleaning underneath.
Entrikin

Remodel of this Beaumont-Wilshire home creates a polished and upgraded upstairs. Design by Brandenburg Studios.

The washer and dryer moves from the basement and tucks into unused attic space for easily accessibility.
Hinson-Gianola

This kitchen shines due to complete overhaul including a lot more natural light with the addition of several skylights, larger window over the sink and exterior full-lite glass doors.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

The bold subway tile turned vertically along the entire wall almost steals the show from the Oregon black walnut cabinetry
Hinson-Gianola

This kitchen shines due to complete overhaul including a lot more natural light with the addition of several skylights, larger window over the sink and exterior full-lite glass doors.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Although not the worst kitchen we have ever seen, this one needed some serious updating.
Hinson-Gianola

This kitchen shines due to complete overhaul including a lot more natural light with the addition of several skylights, larger window over the sink and exterior full-lite glass doors.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

New layout creates a comfortable environment to make a snack or create a four-course meal.
Hinson-Gianola

This kitchen shines due to complete overhaul including a lot more natural light with the addition of several skylights, larger window over the sink and exterior full-lite glass doors.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

On top of the walnut cabinetry, the homeowners chose a natural quartz countertop that looks like marble but will hold up better in the long run.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

This once-drab house got the makeover it needed to once again shine!
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Foyer has original bench and stained-glass window to welcome guests.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Dining room hutch was restored to vintage glory.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Living room has original untouched trim and refinished fir floors.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Kitchen has all new layout and cabinetry including this stunning glass backsplash set in a chevron pattern that blurs the line between classic and modern.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Cooking island has butcher block counter to warm up the starkness of the white cabinetry and the muted quartz countertop.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Main floor bath has light and bright cabinetry, countertop and shower tile with a dark gray linoleum floor.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Upstairs sitting room off of master suite is outfitted with refinished fir floors, a couple of skylights and built-in bookshelves.
N Vancouver Ave

Whole house remodel along one of Portland's most popular biking boulevards kept all the charm of this century old home while updating the systems and adding insulation for more comfortable modern living.  Interior Design by Thiessen Interiors.

Basement was remodeled to add a bedroom, family room, laundry room and storage.
Hastie-Beahrs

Striking wall tile, brand new appliances, honed granite countertops provide the punch for the understated painted custom cabinetry which brings this kitchen and bath back to its former glory.  Design by Howell Architecture + Design LLC.

Bold Heath Ceramics wall tile is the backdrop for this dramatic and functional kitchen.
Hastie-Beahrs

Striking wall tile, brand new appliances, honed granite countertops provide the punch for the understated painted custom cabinetry which brings this kitchen and bath back to its former glory.  Design by Howell Architecture + Design LLC.

This kitchen was waiting to be opened up--after demo we found a false dropped ceiling which was hiding the original cove molding in the eating nook.
Hastie-Beahrs

Striking wall tile, brand new appliances, honed granite countertops provide the punch for the understated painted custom cabinetry which brings this kitchen and bath back to its former glory.  Design by Howell Architecture + Design LLC.

Kitchen and eating nook are tied together with new oak flooring that matches the rest of the house.
Hastie-Beahrs

Striking wall tile, brand new appliances, honed granite countertops provide the punch for the understated painted custom cabinetry which brings this kitchen and bath back to its former glory.  Design by Howell Architecture + Design LLC.

Full-height cabinetry surrounding the refrigerator and ovens makes up for the lost peninsula upper cabinets.
Hastie-Beahrs

Striking wall tile, brand new appliances, honed granite countertops provide the punch for the understated painted custom cabinetry which brings this kitchen and bath back to its former glory.  Design by Howell Architecture + Design LLC.

A new window, removing the soffits and capturing the higher ceiling height really provides plenty of lightness in this once dank space.
Hastie-Beahrs

Striking wall tile, brand new appliances, honed granite countertops provide the punch for the understated painted custom cabinetry which brings this kitchen and bath back to its former glory.  Design by Howell Architecture + Design LLC.

This half bath got updated along with the kitchen.
Hastie-Beahrs

Striking wall tile, brand new appliances, honed granite countertops provide the punch for the understated painted custom cabinetry which brings this kitchen and bath back to its former glory.  Design by Howell Architecture + Design LLC.

Custom tile by Heath has a dual glaze finish which creates a subtle but unique pattern.
Thiessen Master Suite

Adding a second floor master bathroom and reconfiguring the bedroom with slight new layout and a new window helped create a true master suite.

This master bath includes his and hers sinks and sheet Marmoleum floor with integrated electric floor heat.
Thiessen Master Suite

Adding a second floor master bathroom and reconfiguring the bedroom with slight new layout and a new window helped create a true master suite.

Creating a bathroom in a woefully underutilized space added great value to these homeowners' investment.
Thiessen Master Suite

Adding a second floor master bathroom and reconfiguring the bedroom with slight new layout and a new window helped create a true master suite.

Custom tiled bath has shampoo and soap recessed niches and a floating tiled bench.
Sullivan Playhouse

Kids playhouse expertly crafted and nestled next to this outstanding Alameda home.

Taking up the spot where the old hot tub was located, this playhouse is a great backyard amenity.
Sullivan Playhouse

Kids playhouse expertly crafted and nestled next to this outstanding Alameda home.

Reclaimed windows installed on hinges help keep the air fresh in this boy hangout.
Sullivan Playhouse

Kids playhouse expertly crafted and nestled next to this outstanding Alameda home.

The galvanized metal roof keeps the rain and leaves out.
Brooks

1940s home gets a major remodel tying together the dining room, kitchen and breakfast nook areas. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Moving the fridge and removing the peninsula cabinet, soffits and chimney enlarges this space considerably.
Brooks

1940s home gets a major remodel tying together the dining room, kitchen and breakfast nook areas. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Before photo shows a typically dated kitchen in need of a major overhaul
Brooks

1940s home gets a major remodel tying together the dining room, kitchen and breakfast nook areas. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Farmhouse sink, custom cherry cabinetry, quartz countertop, and Heath tile backsplash all come together in this exquisite kitchen remodel.
Brooks

1940s home gets a major remodel tying together the dining room, kitchen and breakfast nook areas. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Thermador dual fuel range and range hood mean some serious cooking can take place.
Brooks

1940s home gets a major remodel tying together the dining room, kitchen and breakfast nook areas. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Custom built cherry bench allows the family to gather for mealtime as well as homework and crafts.
Groves/Winkler ADU

This two-story ADU (accessory dwelling unit) was built where the garage of this NE Portland house once stood. Designed to fit into the neighborhood fabric while still shining on its own, this project will stand the test of time. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

From the ground-up construction meant new utilities and new opportunity for better energy efficiency using spray foam in the unvented vaulted ceiling and an insulated slab for warm feet.
Groves/Winkler ADU

This two-story ADU (accessory dwelling unit) was built where the garage of this NE Portland house once stood. Designed to fit into the neighborhood fabric while still shining on its own, this project will stand the test of time. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

The sitting room, just off the main door, shows off the polished, stained concrete slab floors and one of the inconspicuous heating/cooling units.
Groves/Winkler ADU

This two-story ADU (accessory dwelling unit) was built where the garage of this NE Portland house once stood. Designed to fit into the neighborhood fabric while still shining on its own, this project will stand the test of time. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

The kitchenette shares the same top floor as the living room and highlights the clear maple cabinets and the super-durable strand woven bamboo floor.
Groves/Winkler ADU

This two-story ADU (accessory dwelling unit) was built where the garage of this NE Portland house once stood. Designed to fit into the neighborhood fabric while still shining on its own, this project will stand the test of time. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

The second story living room is plenty bright and airy even on the cloudiest of days due to the large windows, 2 skylights and vaulted space.
Groves/Winkler ADU

This two-story ADU (accessory dwelling unit) was built where the garage of this NE Portland house once stood. Designed to fit into the neighborhood fabric while still shining on its own, this project will stand the test of time. Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

This project provides ample room for extended family or rental income for the homeowners, while still giving them much needed storage that was taken away to make room for the ADU.
Boaglio

Fixing some issues with a "re-muddle" done during the last homeowner's reign, proved to yield great results as this new kitchen now opens up to the adjacent living room. Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Raised bar area sits where a wall was removed to open up this kitchen to the rest of the house and allows for easy entertaining.
Boaglio

Fixing some issues with a "re-muddle" done during the last homeowner's reign, proved to yield great results as this new kitchen now opens up to the adjacent living room. Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Muted linoleum flooring and cream-colored quartz countertops let the cabinets and appliances shine.
Boaglio

Fixing some issues with a "re-muddle" done during the last homeowner's reign, proved to yield great results as this new kitchen now opens up to the adjacent living room. Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Professional gas cooktop and venthood mean this kitchen is ready to handle some serious cooking.
Boaglio

Fixing some issues with a "re-muddle" done during the last homeowner's reign, proved to yield great results as this new kitchen now opens up to the adjacent living room. Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Sleek kitchen faucet completes this top-to-bottom kitchen remodel.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

Window seat with storage, lots of windows and a raised ceiling all make for a space to recharge after a long day.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

With new light fixtures and a skylight the hallway becomes a focal point, not just a thoroughfare.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

Spare bedroom is now a reading and relaxing nook.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

A new built-in closet at end of the hallway more than doubles the amount of closet space for this grand master.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

Wood floor detail was a welcome design addition after a wall was removed and interlacing the floor was problematic.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

Brand new layout and quality fixtures and tile gives the master suite the bathroom it deserves.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

Custom built cabinetry added much needed storage and keeps the style true to the house.
Hanson

Complete redo of upper level transforming two cramped bedrooms and a very small bath into a grand master suite that encompasses the entire upstairs.

Classic subway tiles are mixed with glass accents. Shower niches custom created for the homeowner's needs (top for shampoo/soap, bottom for a footrest for shaving legs).
Winkler Bath

A small gain by taking over a hall closet, has a huge payoff for making this bathroom more functional and open for a lively family and their guests.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

An expanse of tile, large soaking tub, dual flush toilet, electric radiant floor heat, concrete counter and extra large frameless mirror create a unified, functional bathroom for four.
Winkler Bath

A small gain by taking over a hall closet, has a huge payoff for making this bathroom more functional and open for a lively family and their guests.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Cramped, wallpapered bathroom had to make way for something more up to date.
Winkler Bath

A small gain by taking over a hall closet, has a huge payoff for making this bathroom more functional and open for a lively family and their guests.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Getting the tile layout on this job was critical and subtlety transforms this bathroom into a work of art.
Hamm

This update remained affordable by keeping the existing tub and refinishing and keeping the toilet and sink in the same location.

Custom concrete counter allowed us to maximize space while still conforming to a tight space--plus it just looks cool!
Hamm

This update remained affordable by keeping the existing tub and refinishing and keeping the toilet and sink in the same location.

Large tiles stacked vertical with offset joints and a pair of custom shampoo niches liven up the homeowners' showering experience.
Friedel

A big transformation--this kitchen benefitted from a total remodel.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

The tiled backsplash is the star of this kitchen.
Friedel

A big transformation--this kitchen benefitted from a total remodel.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Remodel highlights: cork floor, cherry cabinets, granite tile countertop, and raised ceiling.
Stadick

A classic Portland home gets stripped to it's bones in order to be rebuilt better.

This gut remodel included removing an old chimney to gain precious space in this 90 year-old home. This inviting kitchen includes cork floors, fir cabinetry and traditional plaster walls.
Stadick

A classic Portland home gets stripped to it's bones in order to be rebuilt better.

Powder blue trim, crackling tile countertops...it's time to remodel!
Stadick

A classic Portland home gets stripped to it's bones in order to be rebuilt better.

An inductive cooktop makes quick work of boiling water, while the tiled backsplash adds a personal touch.
Stadick

A classic Portland home gets stripped to it's bones in order to be rebuilt better.

Breakfast nook completes the look and provides a favorite family gathering spot with additional storage under the bench seats.
Smirl Kitchen

A modest bump-out created all the room the homoewner's needed to create their dream kitchen.

Cramped and outdated, this kitchen was ready for a makeover
Smirl Kitchen

A modest bump-out created all the room the homoewner's needed to create their dream kitchen.

This island serves as the true hub of the household.
Smirl Kitchen

A modest bump-out created all the room the homoewner's needed to create their dream kitchen.

To achieve this modern yet comfortable look, concrete countertops, slate backsplash, deeply hued walls and bamboo floors were mixed in great effect.
Smirl Kitchen

A modest bump-out created all the room the homoewner's needed to create their dream kitchen.

The island allows for serious cooking while guests can sit at the bar and chat with the chef.
Smirl Kitchen

A modest bump-out created all the room the homoewner's needed to create their dream kitchen.

The prep sink allows for more than one cook in the kitchen. Island also houses an integrated maple cutting board and stainless steel trivets embedded in the concrete.
Smirl Kitchen

A modest bump-out created all the room the homoewner's needed to create their dream kitchen.

Stairwell to the basement was opened up to add more light and a wall oven was placed in the underutilized space above the stairs.
Dzon

This whole house remodel included a front facelift, a new bedroom in the basement, a complete kitchen remodel, new bamboo floors and new stairwell.

An oddly placed door set back from the rest of the house gives the garage top billing in this Lake Oswego home.
Dzon

This whole house remodel included a front facelift, a new bedroom in the basement, a complete kitchen remodel, new bamboo floors and new stairwell.

Stone clad fir pillars and a new metal roof and grand door give this home the entrance it deserves.
Cunningham-Moeller Basement

This basement renovation just about doubled the square footage of the home while adding a great playroom for the homeowner's toddler and his friends. With a new bedroom and full bath to boot the homeowners have a place for visitors to call their own.

Seating area is a great hangout for adults and a fun play area for the boy of the house and his friends.
Cunningham-Moeller Basement

This basement renovation just about doubled the square footage of the home while adding a great playroom for the homeowner's toddler and his friends. With a new bedroom and full bath to boot the homeowners have a place for visitors to call their own.

Mainly serving as bike and junk storage, the homeowners had big plans for this space.
Cunningham-Moeller Basement

This basement renovation just about doubled the square footage of the home while adding a great playroom for the homeowner's toddler and his friends. With a new bedroom and full bath to boot the homeowners have a place for visitors to call their own.

The shower is clean and brand new but the design is old school.
Cunningham-Moeller Basement

This basement renovation just about doubled the square footage of the home while adding a great playroom for the homeowner's toddler and his friends. With a new bedroom and full bath to boot the homeowners have a place for visitors to call their own.

Basement bathroom details echo the rest of the home's vibe.
Cunningham-Moeller Basement

This basement renovation just about doubled the square footage of the home while adding a great playroom for the homeowner's toddler and his friends. With a new bedroom and full bath to boot the homeowners have a place for visitors to call their own.

Guest bedroom benefits from a legal egress window and a reclaimed 5-panel door that the homeowners stripped and refinished themselves.
Roberts-Sahli

Kitchen remodel which focused on preserving the period look of the home while updating appliances and surfaces for today's living.

Custom built cabinetry was added on this side of the kitchen to mimic the original cabinets.
Roberts-Sahli

Kitchen remodel which focused on preserving the period look of the home while updating appliances and surfaces for today's living.

Cabinetry was preserved and repainted. Countertop is honed granite.
Roberts-Sahli

Kitchen remodel which focused on preserving the period look of the home while updating appliances and surfaces for today's living.

An intense green backsplash brings life to this historic makeover.
Arkonovich

Gut kitchen remodel that included overhauling the old knob and tube wiring and decades-old plumbing; adding energy-efficient windows and new oak floors to match the rest of the house.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

White cabinetry that goes all the way to the ceiling, period light fixtures, historically accurate window casing and tile backsplash make this a classic kitchen.
Arkonovich

Gut kitchen remodel that included overhauling the old knob and tube wiring and decades-old plumbing; adding energy-efficient windows and new oak floors to match the rest of the house.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

This drab kitchen needed an update in a big way!
Arkonovich

Gut kitchen remodel that included overhauling the old knob and tube wiring and decades-old plumbing; adding energy-efficient windows and new oak floors to match the rest of the house.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Door to the basement no longer swings dangerously out over the basement steps. Microhood was utilized above gas range to save valuable countertop space.
Arkonovich

Gut kitchen remodel that included overhauling the old knob and tube wiring and decades-old plumbing; adding energy-efficient windows and new oak floors to match the rest of the house.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

New oak floors to match the rest of the house. Built-in spice cabinet to the right of the refrigerator utilizes every inch of space.
Thiessen Kitchen

Full kitchen remodel including removing wall between kitchen and dining room for an open floor plan.

Discovered fir floors ground this contemporary design featuring shelves instead of upper cabinets, recycled paper countertops in white and sleek new appliances.
Thiessen Kitchen

Full kitchen remodel including removing wall between kitchen and dining room for an open floor plan.

Not fitting the homeowners tastes at all; the cabinets, countertop, sink, faucet and appliances were sold or donated, thus sparing them the landfill!
Thiessen Kitchen

Full kitchen remodel including removing wall between kitchen and dining room for an open floor plan.

Reclaimed edge-grain fir countertops set at a lower height are pefect for sitting to check e-mail or rolling out bread dough.
Thiessen Kitchen

Full kitchen remodel including removing wall between kitchen and dining room for an open floor plan.

Opening up the kitchen to the dining room allows the cook to keep track of her 2 small children.
Winkler Kitchen

Family of four wanted better functioning, more open kitchen and dining area.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Custom maple raised bar blends nicely with the hardworking concrete countertops. Bright green floor adds pizzaz to the modern design.
Winkler Kitchen

Family of four wanted better functioning, more open kitchen and dining area.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Dark aged cabinetry, limited countertop space and soffits were weighing this kitchen down.
Winkler Kitchen

Family of four wanted better functioning, more open kitchen and dining area.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Custom maple cabinetry create the backbone of this modern kitchen which includes a wall oven with warming drawer.
Winkler Kitchen

Family of four wanted better functioning, more open kitchen and dining area.  Design by Howells Architecture + Design LLC.

Floating maple shelves provide a stylish solution for displaying cookbooks and family finds.
Poletiek

This kitchen was a complete do-over with the added challenge of seamlessly blending a previously added dining room area.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Wall between kitchen and dining room was removed to allow for open floor plan. Beam recessed into the ceiling for truly seamless look.
Poletiek

This kitchen was a complete do-over with the added challenge of seamlessly blending a previously added dining room area.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Tall pantry style cabinets on either side of buffet created a favorite gathering spot while increasing functionality.
Poletiek

This kitchen was a complete do-over with the added challenge of seamlessly blending a previously added dining room area.  Design by Pacific Northwest Cabinetry.

Cherry cabinets and crown, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, and oak floor.